Make it Yourself Monday: Tea Towels

Tea towels are great because they are so easy to make, completely customizable and make amazing gifts. Supplies 1 Yard Muslin Ruler Pencil Fabric Scissors Pins Sewing Machine Thread Fabric Paint Stamp(s) Directions Fold muslin in half and with your pencil and ruler draw a 26″ x 18″ rectangle Cut out the rectangles and pin them facing each other Sew fabric together half inch from … Continue reading Make it Yourself Monday: Tea Towels

Make it Yourself Monday: Wrapping Paper

Of all the “Make it Yourself Monday” posts it’s quite possible I had the hardest / best time with this one. While I am very aware I could have printed the wrapping paper and saved myself all of those hours; to me something hand-painted shows your friends and family that they mean enough to you to invest some serious time. Supplies Kraft Paper Acrylic Paint … Continue reading Make it Yourself Monday: Wrapping Paper

Backlog: Interview with Sarah Lasater

I spoke with Sarah Lasater some time ago about her brand name, style and inspiration. Sarah Lasater is an illustrator living in Washington D.C. Her artwork often offers soft colors and very cartoon-like people to appeal to the optimist in us all. I wanted to first ask how you came up with your name? “Sarlis” as a brand name came about as a sort of … Continue reading Backlog: Interview with Sarah Lasater